Superior Health Foundation

COVID-19 Pandemic prompts SHF to tweak granting guidelines, help health-centered non-profits The Superior Health Foundation, a non-profit, health-centered organization based in Marquette, has announced that it is implementing immediate changes to its grant-giving practices to address the COVID-19 Pandemic. At its most recent meeting, the SHF Grants Committee discussed in great Read more…


The Superior Health Foundation awarded the YMCA of Marquette County a $1,000 grant to purchase cleaning supplies for sanitation to help it reopen. Well, that reopening happened earlier this week. And we, like many others, are excited to see the Y back in business. We wish Jenna Zdunek and the Read more…


The Superior Health Foundation awarded nearly $124,000 in health-centered grant funding this spring.  The Superior Health Foundation awarded $123,636.51, with $96,261.07 being dispersed in spring grants to nine organizations across the Upper Peninsula.   In light of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the need for social isolation, SHF did not hold a Read more…


In response to an overwhelming need on the part of health-centered, non-profit organizations across the Upper Peninsula, the Superior Health Foundation is funneling additional dollars into the Covid-19 Pandemic Fund.  Today, the SHF Board of Directors unanimously agreed to shift an additional $15,000 into the Covid-19 Pandemic Fund.  Two weeks Read more…


Several weeks ago, the Superior Health Foundation partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to provide funding to public schools in the U.P. to assure lunches are available. BCBS and SHF each committed $12,500 in funding to the project. We’re pleased to report that dozens of school districts across Read more…


The Superior Health Foundation will comply with Executive Orders coming out of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office. With this new mandate as of tomorrow morning, March 24, our team will work primarily from home.  Like most, our hope is to reopen on or before April 14, 2020. During this unprecedented time, Read more…


To immediately help address the many emergent equipment and programming needs of health-centered, non-profits in the Upper Peninsula, the Superior Health Foundation has developed the “Covid-19 Pandemic Fund and Fundraiser.”  Over the weekend, the Superior Health Foundation Grants Committee and SHF Board of Directors unanimously agreed to dedicate $25,000 in Read more…


In rapid response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and its effects on school-age children in the Upper Peninsula, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is committing philanthropic dollars to the Upper Peninsula to provide funding to public schools to ensure lunches are available.  Blue Cross is committing $12,500 in its Read more…


During this time of uncertainty and stress with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Superior Health Foundation is committed to providing help, guidance and solutions to the region. The Superior Health Foundation is a health-centered, non-profit in the Upper Peninsula whose mission is to “assist with unmet healthcare needs, with health Read more…

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